The Electricity Building at The World's Fair: Columbian Exposition. This was a World's Fair held in Chicago in 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World in 1492.    I just finished reading a book about this (The Devil In the White City, by Erik Larson), so I'm frolicing in seeing more photos of the Fair right now.

The Electricity Building at The World's Fair: Columbian Exposition. This was a World's Fair held in Chicago in 1893 to celebrate the anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World in The Devil In the White City, by Erik Larson

The appearance of iced tea --SustainabiliTEA

A Little Iced Tea History...

In Blechynden an English tea plantation owner had a booth that sold hot tea at the St. Louis World Fair. It was such a hot day that the patrons of the fair needed a cold drink instead. So he poured it over ice to serve an Ice Tea was born.

World's Fair New York

World's Fair New York . The Unisphere, theme symbol featured at the New York World's Fair and Statute of Liberty, Liberty Island. "See both in New York City, The Wonder City."--my sister brought me back a gift.

World's Fair posters... not sure if these should go here or in the bedroom... decisions!

1939 Worlds Fair on San Francisco Bay

1939 San Francisco World's Fair. The San Francisco World's Fair 1939 was known as the Golden Gate International Exposition and celebrated the recently dedicated San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge and th

First Ferris Wheel at 1893 World Fair in Chicago. Each car held 60 people. Another fun fact: it was intended to outdo the Eiffel Tower in size and design. #maryslocalmarket

Picture of Ferris Wheel – 1893 Chicago Chicago Historical Photography - Chicago, Illinois (c) 2005 David Phillips.

"The World of Tomorrow" The Perisphere at the New York World's Fair of 1939

"The World of Tomorrow" The Perisphere at the New York World's Fair of With Michael Chabon in The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay.

Illustration of the Tower of the Winds, part of Pepsi-Cola exhibit at the 1964 New York World's Fair

Illustration of the Tower of the Winds, part of Pepsi-Cola exhibit at the 1964 New York World's Fair - Mary Blair

Where the Future Came From: A Trip Through the 1893 Chicago World's Fair

Where the Future Came From: A Trip Through the 1893 Chicago World's Fair

Chicago World's Fair 1893: World's Columbian Exposition, Interior of Electricity Building

Where the Future Came From: A Trip Through the 1893 Chicago World's Fair

World's Columbian Exposition: Interior of Electricity Building, Chicago, 1893 - when I look at these old pictures I'm impressed with what people were able to pull off back in their time.

1939 New York World's Fair Bookmark- I have a souvenir pencil in its box from the fair ....I  LOVE the book mark

1939 New York World's Fair Bookmark- I have a souvenir pencil in its box from the fair .I LOVE the book mark

The Eectrical Group, 1933 Chicago World's Fair, 20x30 black and white poster  #PhotographicPoster

The Eectrical Group, 1933 Chicago World's Fair, 20x30 black and white poster

The Eectrical Group, 1933 Chicago World's Fair, black and white poster

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